Monthly Archives: February 2010

Matilija Coalition Position on Permanent Upstream Sediment Management

February 16, 2010To: Darryl Buxton, Project Manager, US Army Corps of Engineers Jeff Pratt, Director, Ventura County Public Works Agency RE: Matilija Coalition Position on US Army Corps of Engineers Proposal to Permanently Sequester Fine Sediments in Matilija Canyon The Matilija Coalition is a non-governmental organization comprised of local, state, and national organizations committed to…
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Matilija Dam in the news

In today's Ojai Valley News: Silt Wars: Casitas Municipal Water District’s rejection of disposal plan threatens dam’s removalThe Casitas Municipal Water District refused Wednesday to endorse in concept disposal of 2.1 million cubic yards of silt behind obsolete Matilija Dam to a storage area above the dam, an alternative favored by county and federal agencies.…
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San Clemente Dam moves forward

Recent news on San Clemente Dam: The headline reads: Deal struck to tear down 106-foot dam; would be largest dam removal in California. "A $150 million project to tear down the 165-foot Matilija Dam in Ventura County, which is also silted up, was approved in 2004 by county officials, but has not been implemented yet…
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